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Ponta Grossa, Microrregião de Ponta Grossa, Mesorregião Centro Oriental Paranaense, Paraná, South Region, Brazil (-25.08917 -50.16018)
Ponta Grossa would have been built on the farm of Miguel da Rocha Ferreira Carvalhaes who chose it as favorable agricultural land. The farm still exists towards Castro. In 1871 the city came to be called Pitangui, but the following year it resumed its original nomenclature. Sometimes it is the target of malicious humor due to what its name can send in Portuguese. One way or another describes the characteristics of the vegetation and the regional topography.